Famous annual carnival at Southend.
Various shots of floats moving slowly in line through crowded streets of Southend during carnival - pretty girls and men in fancy dress on floats waving to crowds. People in fancy dress collecting donation form the crowds. Some cross dressed men are seen on one of the floats. People on horseback in old time costumes moving in procession through crowds. Close up shot of 'Indian' on bad tempered horse. Large locomotive moving slowly through street, children looking on. A ship with bathing beauties on moving through street. Various shots of the crowd gathered on the field where the tiny tots parade takes place. Various shots of the children in different costumes parading in front of judges - they are very cute. Cut back to the float parade on the streets.